My Reality

Today has been another day when I have been reminded how much I despise anxiety and depression (as if I need reminding). It’s also shown me how having a cough and a sore throat, added to a great need for sleep, can exacerbate anxiety and depression considerably. And to top it off, my husband’s getting unwell too, which  triggers […]


There were two things I was terrified of about my unknowable future when I was growing up. I was scared I’d never meet ‘the one’ for me, and I was scared that I wouldn’t be able to have children. I was thinking about this today, about my two private adolescent fears, and I realised that […]

The Grass is Pretty Green Right Here

Time moves forwards relentlessly, regardless of whether we want it to or not. And, typically, time is also something of a rebel. I think it senses what we want and does the exact opposite, just because it can. Quite mean, really. The phrase “time flies when you’re having fun” is, in my opinion, true. Because […]